English to Danish Meaning :: promise

Promise :
løfte
løftelove - løfteløftelovedeløfterlovende
 
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Noun(1) Grounds for feeling hopeful about the future(2) A verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future(3) One's word that something will be done(4) Hope(5) Possibility
Verb(1) Promise to undertake or give(2) Make a prediction about; tell in advance(3) Give grounds for expectations(4) Make a prediction about(5) Tell in advance(6) Give word that something will be done(7) Bring hope(8) Possibility

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(1) Six weeks ago, a flurry of announcements saw the promise of peace dangle tantalisingly before some of Africa's most wretched countries.(2) Politicians promise what they want, not what they can do.(3) She made him promise that he wouldn't do it again(4) Merger mania during the 1996-2001 period failed to realize much of its promise and potential.(5) It holds within it the promise of peace and security, and he smiles.(6) He showed great promise even as a junior officer(7) I did not keep my promise to go home early(8) New approaches show promise , potentially bringing a proof of the Riemann hypothesis within reach.(9) I definitely don't promise to stop hoping that you'll bury the hatchet already.(10) Every indication points to the promise of continued improvements in the cost and performance of storage, depending on the technology involved.(11) Day three started with the promise of very fine weather but we were met with a delivery of a sudden shower as we followed a narrow dirt trail.(12) Although they all start out with great promise and potential, they invariably end up a disappointment and we hear nothing more about them.(13) Forthcoming concerts promise a feast of music from around the world(14) For him, this odd little satellite traveling around an evocative solar star represents promise and potential.(15) On the contrary, molecular medicine holds remarkable promise for improving quality of life and delivering health care more equitably.(16) We will not hand over our consciences in return for a hollow promise of safety.
Related Words
(1) make a promise ::
gøre et løfte
(2) keep promise ::
holde løfte
(3) broken promise ::
løftebrud
(4) keep a promise ::
holde et løfte
(5) promise to ::
lover at
(6) break a promise ::
bryde et løfte
(7) empty promise ::
tomt løfte
(8) break one's promise ::
bryder et løfte
(9) solemn promise ::
højtideligt løfte
(10) keep one's promise ::
holde sit løfte
Synonyms
Noun
2. potential ::
potentiel
3. indication ::
tegn
4. hope ::
håber
Verb
5. give one's word ::
giver sit ord
6. indicate ::
angive
7. prognosticate ::
prognosticate
8. assure ::
forsikre
Antonyms
1. Break
  
2. Renege
  
3. Hopelessness
  
4. Impossibility
  
5. Discourage
  
Different Forms
promise, promised, promises, promising
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I promise.

I PROMISE.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 10


You promise me a lordship and a castle

You PROMISE me a lordship and a castle

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 7


But perhaps the promise of a royal match
will convince her to let bygones be bygones.

But perhaps the PROMISE of a royal match will convince her to let bygones be bygones.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 3


That you promise to zip your hole
for the next eight hours.

That you PROMISE to zip your hole for the next eight hours.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 21


<i>If I die, promise you\'ll never have sex
with another man.</i>

If I die, PROMISE you'll never have sex with another man.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 3


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